Make your own Cookie Cutter

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Make your own cookie cutter

37.50 USD

This Makerversity DIY lesson is an introduction to Tinkercad, a free to download, entry-level 3D modelling software. It explains the basic tools for building shapes and understanding three dimensional modelling. Explaining each of the tools methodically, the lesson engages pupils with each step to build their own simple and printable cookie cutter.  

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This digital pack contains a teacher's guide, lesson plan, presentation, instruction sheets, exercise sheets and equipment list. You will need a 3D printer with SD card, PLA Filament, computer, CAD software (free).

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This lesson could be tied into the study of: Design & Technology (design process, Computer Aided Design & Manufacturing), Art & Design (sketching and drawing skills).

All of our lessons are designed to be flexible for all ages, so duration and difficulty level can be adjusted to suit your class.

A huge thanks to 2052 for developing this lesson!

Learning Outcomes

Design a simple building cookie cutter and learn basic principles of CAD modelling.

Turn digital 3D CAD models into physical models using 3D printing.

Begin to understand the broader uses of 3D modelling and printing.


Success Criteria

Pupils should use Tinkercad to model a structurally sound cookie cutter to be 3D printed.

Pupils should try out and learn the different modelling tools available in the software.

Pupils should consider the applications of CAD software and what else they could use it to design.


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